CMT 2015 Artists of the Year Honorees Revealed
This year's CMT Artists of the Year were revealed on the Today show — in the form of baby pictures. The five honorees of CMT's 2015 Artists of the Year were shown on screen in childhood photos as Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb tried to pair the baby photo with the correct artist.
Luke Bryan was an easy first guess, as young Luke was shown saddled up on a rocking horse in front of his Christmas tree as a kid. Florida Georgia Line followed, as Brian Kelley was shown wearing nothing but cowboy boots, a cowboy hat and a diaper. An adorable young Sam Hunt can be seen posing at the piano as a toddler, while Little Big Town were all smiles in their grade school pictures. A favorite of the Today hosts, Blake Shelton was the final honoree announced, and even as a child he looked like he was up to no good with a devilish grin. Both Bryan and Florida Georgia Line return as honorees from last year's class, while Little Big Town and Sam Hunt are celebrating as first-time honorees this year.
The sixth annual CMT Artists of the Year special airs live on Dec. 2 at 8PM ET/PT from Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center. The 90-minute special includes performances and unexpected tributes from some of the biggest stars in music, film and television.
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